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Study of Some Major Tanks of Karnataka

Title:Study of Some Major Tanks of Karnataka
Author:Mohan S.K
Publication:Itihasa Darshana / Karnataka Itihasa Academy (R) Bangalore
Enumeration:Vol 7, 1992
Abstract:A tank must have a catchment area, the bank bed and the the area irrigated. Catchment area is a point where rain water flows from various directions. There can be small tanks irrigating 10 acre area or less, medium reservoires feeding more than 100 acres called as kunte, and those who water more than 500 acres are large tanks.The paper discussess three tanks from Kolar district, two from Shimoga, one each from Dharwad and Mandya districts.

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